Coexposure to phytoestrogens and bisphenol a mimics estrogenic effects in an additive manner.

@article{Katchy2014CoexposureTP,
  title={Coexposure to phytoestrogens and bisphenol a mimics estrogenic effects in an additive manner.},
  author={Anne Katchy and Caroline Lucia Pinto and Philip Jonsson and Trang Nguyen-Vu and Marchela E Pandelova and Anne Riu and Karl-Werner Schramm and Daniel Samarov and Jan-{\AA}ke Gustafsson and Maria Bondesson and Cecilia Williams},
  journal={Toxicological sciences : an official journal of the Society of Toxicology},
  year={2014},
  volume={138 1},
  pages={21-35}
}
Endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDC) are abundant in our environment. A number of EDCs, including bisphenol A (BPA) can bind to the estrogen receptors (ER), ERα and ERβ, and may contribute to estrogen-linked diseases such as breast cancer. Early exposure is of particular concern; many EDCs cross the placenta and infants have measurable levels of, eg, BPA… CONTINUE READING